The imprimatur of elders was a theme running clearly through the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Harlem, no matter the age of the performers.
Bruce Lundvall, a former president of Blue Note Records now in an assisted-living center, has brought music to his turf with the Sunrise Senior Living Jazz Festival.
A selected guide to performances and festivals in the New York City area.
The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival shares his legacy on stages across Manhattan.
He combined strong classical technique with the expressive power of African-American spirituals, folk music and blues.
Starting next year, the academy will train 42 students, using a curriculum developed by Wynton Marsalis.
The pianist George Cables, a first-call jazz sideman in the ’70s and ’80s, will lead the bassist Essiet Okon Essiet and the drummer Victor Lewis at the Village Vanguard.
Sizing up new albums from Eric Harland’s Voyager, Cyrille Aimée, the Enrico Pieranunzi Trio, Bobby Broom and Hildur Gudnadottir.